Zigrasimecia hoelldobleri

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Zigrasimecia hoelldobleri
Temporal range: Early Cenomanian, Late Cretaceous Burmese amber, Kachin State, Myanmar
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Zigrasimeciinae
Genus: Zigrasimecia
Species: Z. hoelldobleri
Binomial name
Zigrasimecia hoelldobleri
Cao, Boudinot & Gao, 2020



This taxon was described from Burmese amber, Kachin State, Myanmar (Early Cenomanian, Late Cretaceous).



The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's Online Catalogue of the Ants of the World.

  • hoelldobleri. †Zigrasimecia hoelldobleri Cao, Boudinot & Gao, 2020: 164, figs. 1-3 (w.) MYANMAR (Burmese amber).

Unless otherwise noted the text for the remainder of this section is reported from the publication that includes the original description.


Type Material

Burmese amber, Noije Bum hill, some 18 km southwest of Tanai Village (26°21′33.41″N 96°43′11.88″E / 26.3592806°N 96.7199667°E / 26.3592806; 96.7199667) in the Hukawng Valley, of northern Myanmar. Depository: Key Lab of Insect Evolution and Environmental Changes, College of Life Sciences, Capital Normal University (CNU), Beijing, China.